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Should mobile phones be banned in schools?

The Education Secretary announced last week that mobile phones should be banned in schools. I have such mixed opinions on this! Anya received a phone for her 11th birthday and I have just requested permission for her to take the phone to school. It will be handed in and kept at the office each day […]

#Project365 2023 week 37

Day 253: seriously fed up with this heatwave. So uncomfortable, day and night. Come on autumn, where are you?! Day 254: Anya enjoyed a pre-birthday shopping trip with her friends. Day 255: finally a pic of all three kids together in their uniforms! Day 256: balancing the disappointing flavour and texture of vegan cheese with […]

#Project365 2023 week 29

Day 197: soft play craziness Day 198: the weekend disappeared so quickly but we found time to relax in the garden and spotted this fab beetle Day 199: my first gift was some gorgeous roses and a lovely message from the teacher who taught all of my kids at some point Day 200: Proud mum […]

#Project365 2023 week 28

Day 190: Mum gave me some rhubarb so we had (vegan and gluten free but the kids never guessed) crumble! Day 191: I’m not saying that Zach is quirky but… Day 192: a yummy meal out Day 193: Zach’s sports day started well but he struggled during the obstacle race and got very upset but […]

The highs and lows of school attendance

There is a real push this year on school attendance. After a devastating few years due to Covid, the need for regular attendance is more important than ever. So you can expect schools to be very hot on absence in response to government expectations and interventions. When should I keep my child home? Obviously there […]